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Button

Object Number: 
INV.3293
Medium: 
metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 1 in. ( 2.5 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
"GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC/1861*VETERAN*1866"
Description: 
Metal circular lapel button. Image of two soldiers shaking hands over slaves freed from bondage. Text encircling image.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group